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precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
vernal - pertaining to spring
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge